2019, England Through for the ICC World Cup Semi Finals
On this day July 3, 2019, England through for the ICC World Cup semi-finals by beating New Zealand at Chester-le-Street. England making the ICC World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1992.
England won the toss and elected to bat first. England scored 305 runs and Jonny Bairstow hit his second ICC world cup century, 106 runs of 99 balls.
It was Bairstow second consecutive century in the tournament, also he became the Player of the Match for the second consecutive time. New Zealand only scored 186 runs and England won by 119 runs.
ICC World Cup Final 2019
However, England met again New Zealand in ICC world cup final. England won the final match on the boundary count back rule (26–17) and became the ICC world cup champions for the first time.